Russian Business Invitation Request Form

This form is for a Russian Business Invitation only. Prior to submitting this form verify with your Russian hosts that an invitation has not already been arranged for you. There is a fee for VisaCentral to obtain the invitation from an authorized agent in Russia which is separate from the visa fees.

When you upload your passport information it must be a a scanned, color copy of the information pages of your passport. Email or call 877-535-0688 if you have questions regarding this process.

Your Russian Business Invitation will be sent directly from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or the Ministry of the Interior, directly to the embassy or consulate issuing your visa. You will not receive a copy of this document.

Personal and Contact Information

Enter name exactly as it appears on passport

Company Data

Details of Trip to Russia

Non-US Citizens: upload permanent resident card scan.

Russian Company Data

Invitation Type and Processing Time*

Visa Type 18 Day Processing 12-14 Day Processing
Submission within 45 days of entry date
7-9 Day Processing
Submission within 2 weeks of entry date
7-9 Day Processing (Telex)
Submission within 2 weeks of entry date
Single Entry,
Valid Up to 30 Days
  N/A $145 $250 $335
Single Entry,
Valid Up to 90 Days
  N/A $195 $320 $420
Double Entry,
Valid Up to 90 Days
  N/A $220 $370 $470
Multiple Entry,
Valid Up to 1 year*
$645 $720   N/A   N/A

A $50 fee applies when we must secure the original paper Business Invitation.

Please note there are processing exceptions for certain nationalities and countries of birth.

*Multiple entry requests require special clearance and cannot be expedited. In addition to the invitation, the Russian Consulate may ask to see a Russian visa issued in the previous year. EU nationals may be refused a multiple entry visa even if they have an official multiple entry invitation.

Visa Information


Payment Method

Credit Card

A 5.9% processing fee is assessed on government agency fees when they are paid by VisaCentral.